Prieto Team Riders
In 2009 Michael Barnes compete in the full AMA Pro Daytona SportBike season on the No. 34 Richie Morris Racing (RMR) Geico Powersports Buell Racing 1125R. In 2008 raced for nearly 10 different teams all around the world and finished fifth in the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix. Won the AMA Pro SunTrust Moto-GT race at Topeka on Buell 1125R.
2009 – First year racing. Homestead race weekend, first race ever, finished weekend with a 2nd place podium finish. Daytona race weekend lead GTU race 7 of 9 laps to finish 2nd. Blew motor in Nascar turn four Saturday morning practice. Missed Superbike and Grand Prix races replacing motor. Sunday, finished 2nd in Supersport race.